Dr. Butcher has been elected a fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The fellowship grade of achievement recognizes exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession and ASME. He is one of 3,427 fellows out of 74,788
A postdoctoral fellow in the Butcher Lab, Mingkun Wang, was recently awarded $136,236 through the Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards program. His project researching mechanical regulation of YAP/TAZ activity was one of eight in the nation to receive this award.